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Hi Vanessa, It would seem this has become her sleep routine and she knows you will give in so she is winning the battle. To change this you will n...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Pia, You might not expect baby to sleep right through the night until 6 months and what`s happening now may not last. It`s certainly ok if baby...

Answered: 01 Jul 2009
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Hi Megan, He would be fine to go into a bed now and you will be able to purchase safety side rails from a baby store no problem. You could also le...

Answered: 22 Jun 2009
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Hi Sally, I am sorry but this must be a local term – the only acronym I know for this is Quality Assurance. This is where they check that th...

Answered: 22 May 2009
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Hi, It is advisable to visit a baby shop where you can try them on and get one that is comfortable and suits your needs. Best wishes, Alex

Answered: 01 Apr 2009
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Hi Nicola, It seems he is relying on your presence to resettle. Firstly he must go the bed initially at night awake so he is sleeping independent...

Answered: 22 Mar 2009
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Hi, She is winning the battle because she knows you will give in. If you are going to change this then you need to stay up all night if you have t...

Answered: 01 Mar 2009
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Hi, Heated pools are fine as long as you drink plenty of water so that you are not feeling faint. If you do feel faint it is advisable to get out ...

Answered: 15 Feb 2009
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Hi, For her safety make sure you make up the cot according to SIDS guidelines with her feet to the bottom of the cot. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Jan 2009
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Hi Skye, Not knowing your routine it`s difficult to say where it`s all going wrong but if you were to try following our It`s time To Sleep settli...

Answered: 08 Jan 2009
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Hi, If a product is on the Australian market it has been checked for safety and proper usage. A steam sterilizer should be fine. Best wishes, ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, There are some babies who just prefer sleeping on their tummy. You really need to be following SIDS safety guidelines. You may want to try our...

Answered: 22 Nov 2008
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Hi Lisa, This still may be hormone related and it may be a blocked duct. Don’t over stimulate the lump by touching it or massaging it. See i...

Answered: 22 Oct 2008
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Hi Lisa, You may want to try following our settling techniques for 6 to 12 months, they offer a clear and repetitive message that it`s time to sle...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, It may be the way Pyper falls asleep initially, she must fall asleep in her bed by herself . Vomiting is not uncommon and it is a power play t...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi Susie, All babies are different, you might want to try our settling techniques they are all hands on and no leaving baby at this age, they offe...

Answered: 01 Oct 2008
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Hi There, Good question. Generally in terms of hygiene and processed meats it is fine, you do need to ensure if they require cooking such as sau...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, We don`t recommend wrapping after 3 months as baby is becoming more active. I would suggest you use a sleeping bag and give her lots of tummy...

Answered: 15 Sep 2008
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Hi, Don’t worry too much just yet. Your baby’s vision has not fully developed just yet. Talk to the early childhood health centre for ...

Answered: 08 Aug 2008
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Hi Chantel, Habits can so easily be created when a child is unwell and if not nipped in the bud can be long term. Using controlled comforting tech...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi Catherine, Take a look at SIDS website for their recommendations on sleeping baby safely. You would expect her to drop to one nap any time now...

Answered: 01 Jul 2008
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Hi, She is in control and unfortunately things won`t change unless you make the changes. Controlled comforting is never easy and all babies prote...

Answered: 01 Jun 2008
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Hi, It does seem she has made a game out of it now. Get her something new she really likes and she can have it if she stays in bed but if not you ...

Answered: 15 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. It is always advisable to use equipment that is approved by the local safety standards. Otherwise rockers or swing...

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi Katharine, Try a sleeping bag and perhaps weave a light sheet through the bars of the cot. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 08 Apr 2008
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Hi, As long as you continue to offer the bottle they will continue to wake for it. Chnaging these habits does not come easy and you would expect ...

Answered: 01 Apr 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your enquiry. You could try using a safety rail with her bed. Also please talk to your Early Childhood Health Centre for ongoing...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi Lisa, You are lucky you get the 12 hours out of him mostly this would be a reason for waking frequently throughout the night. Controlled comfor...

Answered: 01 Mar 2008
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Hi, Is he going to sleep on his own initially? This is the key to getting him to sleep through. Cheers, Maree

Answered: 15 Feb 2008